Health and physical education / Year 5 and 6 / Personal, Social and Community Health / Being healthy, safe and active

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Curriculum content descriptions

Plan and practise strategies to promote health, safety and wellbeing (ACPPS054)

Elaborations
  • scripting and rehearsing how to refuse drugs they may be offered, such as medication, tobacco product or alcohol
  • comparing product labels on food items or nutritional information in recipes and suggesting ways to improve the nutritional value of meals
  • proposing and implementing opportunities to increase their physical activity levels at school and at home
  • selecting and practising appropriate responses to promote safety in different situations, including water- and traffic-related situations
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Safety,  Wellbeing,  Health promotion

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